Obesity: About 1 in 5 adults in King County are considered obese. Although obesity is no longer rising in King County, it remains at historically high levels.
King County Health Disparities Dashboard: This new tool provides data on how much specific racial/ethnic health disparities affect communities of color in King County. Use the tool to explore patterns of disparities in our community.
Frederick Douglass’s 4th of July: Escaped slave, gifted orator, and human rights icon Frederick Douglass spoke these words in answer to the rhetorical question, “What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?”
Communities Count is a public-private partnership that provides data to support equity work and monitor the health and well-being of King County communities.
Communities Count emphasizes prevention and a long-term view of change while using data to understand how to build and sustain healthy communities and families.
Click on our data topics section to see interactive data dashboards with key findings on health, education, food, housing and much more…